Monthly Archives: July 2018

  • 8 Hidden Hotel Fees to Look Out For

    A few decades ago, the listed price of a hotel room was the amount that you paid, and any unexpected fees slipped into your bill at the end of your stay would have been unusual. Today, hidden hotel fees are the norm. A room that seemed like a great steal may turn out to cost much more than advertised when you’re charged for basic services and amenities you thought came standard. To avoid an unpleasant surprise at check-out, research these…

  • 65% of Resold Memory Cards Still Pack Personal Data

    65% of Resold Memory Cards Still Pack Personal Data Analyzed cards, mainly from smartphones and tablets, contained private personal information, business documentation, audio, video, and photos. Wipe your device, then check it twice: A new study has found most secondhand memory cards contain personal information belonging to previous owners who either failed to properly remove their data or didn’t attempt to delete it at all. “We make such a big deal out of Facebook giving away our details, but many…

  • The Composable Future of Genomics Research

    The Composable Future of Genomics Research By Yael Shani, IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences   July 2, 2018 Sponsored content by IBM Healthcare is evolving rapidly. Nothing demonstrates this fact more clearly than genomics. The original Human Genome Project took 13 years to complete and cost $2.7 billion. Today, according to IDC, whole-genome sequencing costs less than $1,000 and can be completed in as little as 27 hours. Genomics medicine is the direction in which the healthcare industry is moving….

  • Earn cryptocurrency while using these 5 dApps

    The world of dApps is expanding tirelessly. The use cases and variability we see with some of the new dApps can be very interesting, even though a fair share of them are just basic DEXs or collectible game applications. That being said, a new form of dApps has recently graced the crypto-market and made a lot of people excited. These new platforms promise you, their user, an ability to earn cryptocurrency just by installing and using the dApp. So let’s…

  • How to offload apps to reclaim wasted space on your iPhone and iPad

      The last thing anyone wants in the summer is to find out they can’t take any more photos or videos of special occasions because their iOS device’s storage is at maximum capacity, clogged up by large apps. AppleInsider shows how to use iOS functions to get rid of apps that take up too much space.   A core feature of devices like the iPhone and iPad is the ability to download and install apps. The giant app industry creates…

  • 3 Metrics Seagate Investors Should Keep an Eye On

    Seagate (NASDAQ:STX) makes most of its money from selling hard disk drives. These are computer storage drives that are popular for consumer and data center applications where cost-per-gigabyte (a gigabyte is a unit of computer storage) is more important than speed. Despite the fact that hard disk drives are being displaced in personal computers by faster storage drives based on NAND flash memory technology, Seagate’s hard disk drive is still healthy. Last quarter, Seagate’s hard disk drive business generated $2.59…

  • 4 Things You Need to Do to Ensure Secure File-Sharing at Your Company

    Data SecurityNinety-five percent of employees in a recent poll said they were able to take from their companies data they didn’t work on themselves. Yikes. Image credit: metamorworks | Getty Images Toby Nwazor   Contributor Consumer Goods Entrepreneur, Freelance Writer July 2, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.   In a survey by Biscom, 95 percent of employees polled said they were able to take from their companies data they didn’t work on themselves….

  • Why blockchain data storage is more secure than the cloud

    Each day seem to bring a new story on a data security breach or unfortunate hacking. One solution is to use a blockchain data storage, which is more secure than a typical cloud that gets stored on a centralized database. Blockchain has a few advantages over the traditional cloud data storage as the technology makes it so that hackers are not able to target blockchain storage accounts as easily or invisibly. It is also difficult for a potential hacker to…

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